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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 The Blessing
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'Whose side are you on? Where does your loyalty lie? Belfast, 1912. Jack Young joins the mass rally to sign the Covenant pledging Ulster Protestants to oppose Home Rule by any means possible. But he has a guilty secret. He is in love with a Catholic girl, Kathleen McCafferty, who is carrying his child. Public and private loyalties collide, dividing Jack and Kathleen, but their feelings for each other remain strong. After years of separation in which both become entangled in the political struggle and Jack survives the First World War, they find each other again. But troubles are brewing in Belfast and their love is once again threatened by sectarian violence. . . Can a priest’s words make a difference or will guns do the talking?' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • North Melbourne, Flemington - North Melbourne area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Arcadia , 2015 .
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      Extent: 308p.
      Note/s:
      • Published October 2015
      ISBN: 9781925333183

Works about this Work

Love across the Sectarian Divide Owen Richardson , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 30-31 January 2016; (p. 30)

— Review of The Blessing Adrian Caesar , 2015 single work novel
Love across the Sectarian Divide Owen Richardson , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 30-31 January 2016; (p. 30)

— Review of The Blessing Adrian Caesar , 2015 single work novel
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